This week’s feature fabric brings a bit of sunshine into the coming fall. The line, Del Hi by Valori Wells, was designed to capture the sense of nostalgia: your grandma’s antique couch, a Jane Austin novel, florals from a favorite childhood dress… A perfect blend of graphic prints and blooming botanicals — the look of an antique patina and modern whimsy all wrapped into one collection. The line was created for FreeSpirit Quilting Fabric, and you can purchase by the yard online!
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I don’t know about you but I have a few of these folding chairs lying around… ready for guests and parties and everything else that comes our way (actually, now that I think of it, I should really get some more!). When I saw this Before & After from Apartment Therapy, I knew it would resonate with hostesses and DIY decorators alike.
You could always purchase these beautiful Anthropologie folding chairs (at $200 each, see below) to get an equally bohemian and modern look, or you could invest in a few neat fabric remnants, a bit of cushion foam and a staple gun… and have at your own collection! Guests will wow over your results and love the comfy cushions.
Follow the jump for step-by-step directions, and many more pictures! Read more »
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My living room is a room in progress: from day 1 of purchasing our little Spanish cottage in San Diego, it was my goal to get the living room in livable-lovable shape despite the rest of the construction in and around the house. This would be the room where we’d unwind from the day, congregate with friends, sip wine and read a book while a fire warmed our feet. My room requirements included friendly, cozy and just a touch of modern.
I’ll pause here for dramatic effect… and to keep this post short. But follow the jump to continue my living room adventure & learn about my new favorite site: Spoonflower! Read more »
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